HPU Welcomes New Faculty to College of Arts and Sciences

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 20, 2017 – High Point University welcomes 10 new faculty members to the David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences.   Dr. Beth Carter, Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Carter teaches beginner and intermediate Japanese language courses as well as First Year Seminars examining Samurai and premodern Japanese literature. She […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend to Bring Thousands of Visitors to Campus and City

Families will package 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 19, 2017 – High Point University will host approximately 5,000 visitors during Family Weekend, Sept. 22-24. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   AmeriCorps VISTAs Recognized at City Council Meeting Nine HPU graduates serving as AmeriCorps VISTAs were recognized by the High Point City Council during its meeting on Aug. 21. Mayor Bill […]

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HPU Names Prize Winners for Annual Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 13, 2017 – High Point University awarded $10,000 in prizes at its third annual piano competition on Sept. 9. Three finalists performed for a crowd of more than 200 HPU students, faculty and community members at Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Lin Ye won first place and a $5,000 prize. Rixiang Huang […]

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A Campus of Intention

Every detail designed with the student in mind.    The air is crisp on this blue-sky day, and Hannah Rowell has found a moment to break away from her studies and settle into the grass on the Kester International Promenade. Fall leaves swirl around its brick pathways lined with flags that represent students’ home countries. […]

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HPU President Secures $100 Million in Private Funds for Downtown Catalyst Projects

Qubein has secured $50 million from private developers and $50 million in philanthropic support. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 – High Point University President Nido Qubein announced yesterday he exceeded his initial goal and has raised $50 million in private funds for downtown High Point catalyst projects. Just a few short months ago, Qubein […]

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The Journey of Transformation for HPU Students

Like the statues that ring the Kester International Promenade, growth mindset is HPU. It’s in the class and residential hall discussions, the tutor sessions in the Smith Library, a Wednesday night video testimonial at Hayworth Chapel slated to be shown next week and a recent exhibit of 10 pictures, 10 stories for everyone to see. Every […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of August. They are as follows:     Alyssa Robinson joined the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at HPU as a student services assistant. She assists with admissions, development and events for the school. She also works […]

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HPU Recognized Among 100 Healthiest Employers in America

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 30, 2017 – High Point University has been named one of the healthiest employers in America. The university recently received the “Healthiest 100” Award recognizing its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming. “This award comes as a result of the dedication of our employees to live holistically, creating an […]

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HPU Presents ‘A Conversation with Kevin Ashton and Dr. Nido Qubein’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2017 – High Point University will host “A Conversation with President Nido R. Qubein and Kevin Ashton” from 9-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 in the Pauline Theatre of Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Community members can reserve a seat by contacting the HPU Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu. Ashton is […]

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Community Enrichment Series Events for September

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 24, 2017 – High Point University will host the following events in September as part of the Community Enrichment Series. Triad residents can sign up to receive email updates from HPU about events throughout the year at http://www.highpoint.edu/community.   Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Hunt Seat and Equitation” by Elise Schweitzer, ongoing […]

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Class of 2021 Joins HPU Family

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 19, 2017 – Two years ago, Sheri and Kevin Mullen of Villanova, Pennsylvania moved their daughter into her residential hall at High Point University. Today, they did the same for their son, Sean. On the fifth floor of Blessing Hall, they unpacked, knowing that as their second child moves to campus, […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Education Dean Appointed to Teaching Fellows Commission Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the Stout School of Education at HPU, will serve on the N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission representing North Carolina […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2017 – High Point University welcomed five new staff members during the month of July. They are as follows:   Derek Clark joined Security and Transportation at HPU as manager of transportation and parking services. He manages a staff that provides safe and reliable transportation and parking for students, staff […]

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HPU’s Cottrell Hall Earns LEED Certification

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2017 – High Point University’s Cottrell Hall, home to the Flanagan Center for Student Success, has recently earned LEED Certification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification is a rating system for “green” buildings developed by the Green Building Environmental Council of the United States (USGBC). LEED-certified buildings […]

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HPU Appoints New Vice President for Experiential Learning and Career Development

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 17, 2017 – Dr. Stephanie Crofton, the Charles T. Ingram Professor of Economics, has been appointed as Vice President for Experiential Learning and Career Development at High Point University. CLICK HEREif you’re interested in a college education that equips you with life skills and hands-on experience.   In this newly created […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2017 – High Point University welcomed 10 new staff members during the month of June. They are as follows:   Rev. Mary Beth Foust joined the Service Learning Program as assistant director of civic responsibility and social innovation. This is a newly created position. Foust has a number of responsibilities […]

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